Xiamen North Railway Station

Being operating from April 2010, Xiamen North Railway Station is 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Gaoqi International Airport, 14 miles (23 km) from Xiamen Railway Station, and 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) from Gaoqi Railway Station. It is an important transportation hub which Connects Fuxia (Fuzhou - Xiamen) Line, Xiashen (Xiamen - Shenzhen) Line, and Xialong (Longyan - Xiamen). The station operates bullet trains only. At present, trains from there run to Beijing, Shanghai, Fuzhou, Wuhan, Chongqing, Nanjing, Shenzhen and other cities.

Address: Houxi Town of Jimei District

To the south of the railway station, there is a square, where a bus stop is located at the southwest corner of the square. Xiamen BRT no. 1 goes passed the station, with an interval of two to three minutes. Airport shuttle bus is available in the north railway station; one can easily reach Gaoqi airport when they arrive at the station by train. To the west direction of the station, Houxi Long-distance Bus Station is under construction now. Once this is completed, it will be easier for passengers to go to nearby cities. Passengers need to pay attention when getting off from the underground exit, to the west one can reach BRT no. 1 and the bus stop; while to the east they can reach the taxi stand and tourist bus.

There are more than ten ticket windows in the ticket office. Besides, twenty self service ticket machines and ten ticket collecting machines are available for passengers. For waiting rooms, there is a main waiting room about 12,000 square yards (10,000 square meters), a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) waiting room for teams, and a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) one for mother – and – baby as well as the disabled.

Left luggage service is available in the station square. The price depends on the size of the luggage, but it wouldn’t exceed CNY 10 for each piece per day. Besides, the Wal-Mart in the station has free lockers.

 

Timetable of the main trains through Xiamen North:

 

 Major rail lines from this station to:

(Last Update on November 21st, 2017)
 Xiamen Train Schedule
Destination Train Nos. Duration Ticket Price (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Fuzhou
G322, G242, G1652…
69 departures from 07:19 to 21:34
1h24m - 2h15m 137/ 84.5
Shanghai Hongqiao
G1652, G1654, G1656...
5 departure from 07:52 to 17:09
6h09m - 6h50m 766.5/ 462
D3142, D3136, D3208…
15 departures from 08:06 to 14:38
7h48m - 8h24m 621/ 388
Beijing South
G322, G324, G356 from 07:19 to 10:59 10h59m - 11h20m 1,347.5/ 803.5
Nanjing
D3142, D3136, D3296, D3126...
7 departures from 08:06 to 15:40
6h57m - 10h54m 770/ 481
Hangzhou East
G1652, G1662, G1654...
7 departures from 07:52 to 17:09
5h20m - 5h55m 649.5/ 389
D3142, D3218, D3166…
20 departures from 08:06 to 15:57
6h32m - 7h12m 532/ 333
Chongqing North
D2232 at 07:39 14h35m 919/ 575
Changsha South
G1688, G1684, G1694 from 09:21 and 15:46 6h12m - 7h23m 818/ 489
D2608 at 08:17 7h33m 504/ 315
Wuhan
D2232, D3274, D3288, D3278 from 07:39 to 14:44 7h10m - 7h45m 505/ 316.5
Shenzhen North
D2315, D2239, D681, D3333…
40 departures from 07:42 to 19:59
3h24m - 3h56m 288/ 180
Longyan
D6678, D6571, D6403…
19 departures from 07:28 to 21:30
57m - 1h28m 77/ 48.5
Nanchang West
G1688, G1684, G5306, G1694 from 09:21 and 15:46 4h34m - 5h36m 580/ 347.5
D2232, D2608, D6524...
11 departures from 07:39 to 18:47
4h26m - 5h19m 335/ 209.5
Ningbo
D3142, D3216, D3218...
24 departures from 08:06 to 17:44
5h16m - 5h56m 445/ 278
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
 

Transportation:

 How to get to the railway station:
By subway: Take line 1 to the North Railway Station directly.
By bus: Take bus No. 690, 691, 692, 790, 792, 890, 898 Express, 901, 905, 907, 936, 943 Express, 949, 950, 953, 957, 980, BRT 1, and Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line and get off at North Railway Station.
By taxi:
1. It takes 25 minutes and costs CNY 45 from Gaoqi International Airport.
2. It takes 20 minutes and costs CNY 35 from Gaoqi Railway Station.

 How to get to famous sites:
1. Jimei School Village:
Take bus No. 901 and get off at Longzhouchi.
2. South Putuo Temple:
Take bus No. 943 Express and get off at the West Village of Xiamen University, and then walk along Yanwu Road to West Yanwu Road to the crossroad, and you’ll see it.
3. Gaoqi Railway Station:
Take bus no. 953 and get off at Gaoqi Railway Station.
4. Gaoqi International Airport:
a. Take Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line at North Railway Station.
b. Take metro line 1 to Dianqian Station, Exit 4B. Then transfer to bus no.755 to Taigusushe. Walk north around 950 meters to arrive at the airport.
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